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Avicef O 50mg Dry Syrup


Overview

Uses of Avicef O Dry Syrup

Avicef O Dry Syrup side effects

Common
  • Rash
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea

How to use Avicef O Dry Syrup

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Dissolve the powder in sterile water. Shake well and use. Avicef O 50mg Dry Syrup is to be taken with food.

How Avicef O Dry Syrup works

Avicef O 50mg Dry Syrup is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming the bacterial protective covering (cell wall) which is needed for them to survive.

Avicef O Dry Syrup related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Avicef O 50mg Dry Syrup is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE
Avicef O 50mg Dry Syrup is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
Avoid prolonged use of Avicef O 50mg Dry Syrup, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
Driving
Avicef O 50mg Dry Syrup may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Avicef O 50mg Dry Syrup should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Avicef O 50mg Dry Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
SAFE
Avicef O 50mg Dry Syrup is safe to use in patients with liver disease. No dose adjustment of Avicef O 50mg Dry Syrup is recommended.

What if you miss a dose of Avicef O Dry Syrup?

If you miss a dose of Avicef O 50mg Dry Syrup, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Avicef O 50mg Dry Syrup
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Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed Avicef O 50mg Dry Syrup to cure your infection and improve your symptoms.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection to come back and harder to treat.
  • Discontinue Avicef O 50mg Dry Syrup and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.
  • Diarrhea may occur as a side effect but should stop when your course is complete. Inform your doctor if it doesn't stop or if you find blood in your stools.
  • Take it with food to avoid an upset stomach.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol while taking Avicef O 50mg Dry Syrup as it may cause increased side effects.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Avicef O with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Sodamax, Sobinix, Sobimed
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Magflux, Magasip
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Avicef O

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I had faced an accident before a year and due to that I dameged my left eye cornea. And after some months doctor found bacterial infection. And sinces then I am treating for it. Now problem is bacterial infections has been stuck beteween layers according to doctor. And thats its get control for while and again gets active. And due to that my scar in eyes have also been fat. My vision right now is around 50% bur not clear whitness vision due to scar in centre of eye. Docot are suggesting for cornea transplant but still waiting. I dont know why. So what should I do? Should o go for transplant.
Dr. Vishal Arora
Eye Specialist
If the infection is not going then transplant will be an option. But the way you have described it, it may not be infection but something else. There will always be a difference between what patient describes to what has been told by the doctor. Please consult your doctor. Cannot advise without examination
What are use mega-cv dry syrupChild are not drinking milk
Dr. Pranav Gupta
Child Specialist
Mega CV is an antibiotic used to treat bacterial infections
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FAQs

Q. Is Avicef O safe to use?

Avicef O is safe to use at the prescribed dose for prescribed duration as advised by the doctor. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use.

Q. Is Avicef O an antibiotic?

Yes, Avicef O is an antibiotic, it belongs to a group of antibiotics known as cephalosporins.

Q. Can the use of Avicef O cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Avicef O can cause diarrhea. It is an antibiotic which kills the harmful bacteria. However, it also affects the helpful bacteria in your stomach or intestine and causes diarrhea. If diarrhea persists, talk to your doctor about it.

Q. Can I stop taking Avicef O when my symptoms are relieved?

No, do not stop taking Avicef O and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.

Q. How long does Avicef O takes to work?

Usually, Avicef O starts working soon after taking it. However, it may take some days to kill all the harmful bacteria and make you feel better.

Q. What if I don't get better after using Avicef O?

Inform your doctor if you don't feel better after finishing the full course of treatment. Also, inform him if your symptoms are getting worse while using this medicine.

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References
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SCO 84, Sector 5, Panchkula (Haryana), 134112 INDIA.
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